Bert Thorp

1885–1946 (Age 60)
Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan Territory, United States

The Life of Bert

When Bert Thorp was born on 26 July 1885, in Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan Territory, United States, his father, Giles Dalton THORP, was 38 and his mother, Harriet Mosher, was 31. He married Ethel Adaline Young on 24 December 1910, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1935. He died on 5 July 1946, in Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Bert Thorp
Ethel Adaline Young
Marriage: 24 December 1910
Kenneth Carlton Thorp
Marshall Ivan Thorp

Spouse & Children

24 December 1910
Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Giles Dalton THORP


  • Harriet Mosher




  • Freeman Thorp


  • Giles Dalton Thorp


  • George W Thorp


  • William A. Thorp


  • Male1885–1946Male

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Berton Thorp in household of Giles D Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bert Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bert Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"

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